Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith & go into the world equipped to serve.


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  (Summer Schedule)
8:30 AM and 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
10:00 AM  in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 AM in Berkley

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Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, August 19

Bring pets or a picture of an animal you love for a special blessing. Through the act of blessing, we celebrate our common kinship with all of creation.

“Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”.

Tuesday, August 28

Birmingham First is sparking local conversation about anxiety through a screening of a brand-new documentary, “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”.

Fall Kickoff

All-Church Celebration and Shoe Drive

Sunday, September 9
4-6 p.m.
Birmingham Campus – Front Lawn

Food, Fun, Games and Fellowship! Activities for all ages! Bring your family, friends and neighbors. Stay tuned for more details!


FORWARD is the name of the planning process through which we are discerning the God desired future for our life together. The FORWARD planning process was initiated by Compass in the winter of 2017. The FORWARD planning team was recruited by Compass in the spring of 2017 and given the task of discerning God’s future for Birmingham First and Berkley First.

Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

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First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Upcoming Events

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Recent News

Education Celebration

On Sunday, August 26, our congregation will be celebrating education! As a new academic year begins, and as...
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Fall Kickoff Shoe Drive

Fall Kickoff Shoe Drive As we prepare for our fall kickoff on Sunday, September 9, we want to...
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“John: The Gospel of Light and Life” Fall Book Study

Join Dr. Carl Price for a 3 week study on Adam Hamilton’s book: John: The Gospel of Light...
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WOW (Women of the Word) Bible Study – Gospel of Matthew

W.O.W. – Women of the Word Bible Study 2018-2019 THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEW Explorers Study Course by Author...
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Help Furnish Cass Tiny Homes

Help furnish the Cass, Tiny Homes!  With all the excitement surrounding Tiny Homes at Cass, you have an...
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Puppy Love Ministry

Puppy Love has two main purposes. The first is to share your pets with assisted living residents and...
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